Law firm Shepherd & Wedderburn has promoted eight solicitors to the position of associate in its Edinburgh and Glasgow offices.
The promotions at the firm, which employs more than 500 people, take its number of associates from 55 to 63.
The new associates are Ashley McLean and Alison Rochester in corporate, Daniel Bain who specialises in commercial dispute resolution and Suzanne Knowles in finance and restructuring. Joanna Donnelly, Vikki Henderson, Julia Kidd and Lynn Simpson are in the firm’s real estate practice.
Shepherd & Wedderburn chief executive Stephen Gibb said: “This is a really strong group of new associates, and reflects the strength in depth and quality of our people across our business. They have all made, and I’m confident will continue to make, a strong contribution to the growth and success of Shepherd & Wedderburn.
“They have consistently demonstrated a strong professional ethos, combined with real flair, technical expertise and an unwavering commitment to our clients and colleagues and their promotions are very well deserved.”